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Global Phosphorus Challenge IV - Waste

This 5-day course in 2022 included day lectures, evening networking events and presentations, and a facilty tour, followed by a weekend team-building retreat.

Sunday, 15 May - Sunday, 23 May 2022: Training programme and capstone presentations (RecaP members only)
Tuesday, 17 May: GPC Symposium on P Recovery, Reuse and Circular Economy (Open to the public)

Mon 16 May: ESR presentations, TAB meetings, lessons from P-TRAP, poster presentations
Tues 17 May: Global Phosphorus Symposium with Panel discussion, P Recovery, P Reuse, P Circular Economy, and keynotes
Wed 18 May: Science & Society Communication course, Global and EU Challenges and Policy Framework course
Thurs 19 May: Friesland Campina and interaction on P-related issues and industry settings, IP Management and Patent Ideas, Career Paths
Fri 20 May: GPC IV: Waste, TED-Ed and JOCUR, Reflections and next steps
Sat 21 May – Sun 22 May: Team building trip to West-Terschelling

Tuesday 17th of May 2022

This Phosphorus symposium took place at Wetsus (Oostergoweg 9, Leeuwarden) on Tuesday May 17th. This 1-day symposium was organized by the RecaP network in the scope of the EU-funded Innovative Training Network RecaP that aims to form 15 PhD researchers to become the new generation of phosphorus specialists.

9:00 - 9:30: Registration
9:30 – 10:15: Morning Keynote, Dana Cordell (University of Technology Sydney, AU) Whose responsibility is phosphorus security?
10:15 – 11:15: Panel Discussion 'How well are we doing in creating circular P management?'

  • Olaf van der Kolk (Aquaminerals, NL)
  • Camilla Lemming (SEGES, DK)
  • Per Henrik Nielsen (VandCenter Syd, DK)
  • Kees Langeveld (formerly ICL Fertilizer, NL)
  • Christian Kabbe (EasyMining, DE)

11:30 – 12:30: Phosphorus recovery

  • Christian Kabbe (EasyMining, DE)
  • Outi Grönfors (Kemira, FI)
  • Kasper Reitzel (Syddansk Universitet, DK)

13:55 – 14:15: Afternoon Keynote, Mark van Loosdrecht (Delft University of Technology, NL) The Challenges of P removal and recovery

14:15 – 15:15: Phosphorus Reuse

  • Ludwig Herman (Proman, AT)
  • Dorette Sophie Müller-Stöver (University of Copenhagen, DK)
  • Kees Langeveld (formerly ICL Fertilizer, NL)

15:30 – 16: 30: Towards a Phosphorus circular economy transition

  • Julia Martin-Ortega (University of Leeds, UK)
  • Geneviève Metson (Linköping University, SE)
  • Olaf van der Kolk (Aquaminerals, NL)

16:45 – 19:00: Closing remarks and dinner gala


Last Updated 22.08.2023